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State Force Should Never Be Used To Browbeat Political Opinion, Journalists: SC

Dec 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The bench said that no doubt by the very nature of the job required to be performed by the political class, at times their exchanges may get heated. “But it should not explode. We are sure difference in perceptions can be expressed in better language,” it said in its order uploaded today.

Srinagar’s Press Colony Being Evacuated Of Press

Nov 22, 2021 Naseer Ganai

“It was a lovely place. All the romance of free journalism was there. Now it is being slowly dismantled,” a senior journalist said about Press Enclave also known as Mushtaq enclave and press colony of Srinagar.


Press Club of India Demands Case Dropping Of Tripura Police Against Two Women Scribes

"The Press Club of India strongly condemns the detention and harassment of two Delhi-based women reporters, Samriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha by Tripura state police under charges of spreading communal hatred. The reporters were booked for creating hatred between communities for fabricating, concealing truth," the journalist's body said in a statement.

Mexican Journalist Dies Of Injuries Days After Being Shot

Nov 01, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Mexican magazine founder Alfredo Cardoso had been kidnapped and shot several times before he was found and hospitalized. He is the ninth journalist killed in Mexico this year, and the second killed this week.


Dalai Lama Hails Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov For Winning Nobel Peace Prize

Dalai Lama said he was happy to learn that this year's prize had been given to the two journalists for their efforts to defend freedom of expression.

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08 October, 2021

Nobel Peace Prize 2021 Awarded To Journalists Maria Ressa And Dmitry Muratov

Associated Press (AP)

The journalists have been awarded Nobel Peace Prize for their fight for freedom of expression.


14 September, 2021

Courts Should Penalize Those Who Register Baseless Cases: Andaman Journalist After HC Quashed FIR

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The Calcutta High Court in its judgement held that the FIR against journalist Zubair Ahmed was sheer abuse of process of law and the allegations on him of circulating false alarm or disobeying of government regulations were completely absurd.


23 July, 2021

Govt Agencies Used To Suppress Free Press: Editors Guild On IT Raids At Dainik Bhaskar

Outlook Web Bureau

In a statement, the EGI said that it is concerned that government agencies are being used as a coercive tool to suppress free and independent journalism.


17 July, 2021

Global Media Watchdogs Demand Thorough Probe Into Danish Siddiqui’s Killing In Afghanistan

Outlook Web Bureau

Global media watchdogs and rights group Amnesty have also urged the authorities to do more to protect members of the press.


01 July, 2021

‘Journalist Not Expected To Dramatise’: Allahabad HC Denies Bail To Reporter

Outlook Web Bureau

Journalist Shamim Ahmad is accused of abetting a mentally and financially distressed man to commit suicide, and filming it outside the UP Assembly complex.


11 June, 2021

After A Long Wait, Pulitzer Prizes To Be Announced Today

Associated Press (AP)

The announcement of the prizes was originally scheduled for April 19 but was postponed to June by Pulitzer Prize Board.


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05 June, 2021

J-K Police Registers FIR Against Journalist For WhatsApp Status On 2006 Wular Lake Tragedy

Naseer Ganai

A police statement said that an FIR was lodged against 'one person namely Sajid Raina', for his WhatsApp status on May 30, saying it 'attracts investigation into the contents and intention behind it'.


29 April, 2021

Farewell I.A. Rehman (1930 – 2021): Pakistan’s Awakener Who Fell Asleep

Raza Naeem

His lifelong relationship with the protection of human rights and freedom of expression will be remembered forever in the history of Pakistan.


20 April, 2021

Two Sports Journalists, Woman Handball Player Killed In Afghanistan

Outlook Web Bureau

The strife-torn nation has seen number of attacks on journalists, players and social activists in the last few months with Afghanistan's Free Media Watch terming the situation alarming


08 April, 2021

J-K Police Ban Live Coverage Of Encounters, Law-And-Order Situations

Naseer Ganai

It is an attack on freedom of press, say journalist bodies


09 March, 2021

Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea Challenging New IT Rules

Outlook Web Bureau

The HC was hearing a petition filed by the Foundation for Independent Journalism which said that the new IT Rules issued on February 25 are palpably illegal in seeking control and regulate digital news media


02 March, 2021

Manipur Journalist Paojel Chaoba First To Be Sent Notice Under New Digital Media Rules

Outlook Web Bureau

The Manipur-based journalist Paojel Chaoba was earlier arrested under the Unlawful Atrocities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and Section 124A (sedition)


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28 February, 2021

Clooney Foundation For Justice To Monitor Trial Of Arrested Kashmiri Journalist

Naseer Ganai

Kashmiri journalist Sultan has been booked under the anti-terror Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) on charges of supporting a militant group and conspiring to kill a police officer


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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